Day: March 17, 2015

The UK’s First Female Professor: Millicent MacKenzie

Posted on 17 March 2015 by Judith Dray

Hettie Millicent Hughes was Normal Mistress at the University College of South Wales & Monmouthshire from 1891-1904.  “Normal Mistress” was a term to describe someone who provided instruction to trainee teachers.  We have a copy of her 1898 contract – see image below. Millicent was made an Associate Professor in 1904 and Professor of Education
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